Meaning of ivory-billed woodpecker

i'vo•ry-billed wood'pecker

Pronunciation: (ī'vu-rē-bild", ī'vrē-), [key]
  1. a large, nearly extinct, black and white woodpecker, Campephilus principalis, of the southern U.S. and Cuba, having an ivory-colored bill.
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